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Cryptocurrency and Divorce in South Africa: Unveiling Hidden Digital Assets.

Introduction As cryptocurrencies gain widespread adoption and become increasingly mainstream, their use has extended beyond just investment and trading. Cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin, have found their way into various aspects of…

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Forfeiture of Benefits in Divorce: Analysis of V G v T M [2024] ZAECMHC 37.

Introduction and Background of the Case The case of V G v T M ZAECMHC 37 revolves around an appeal by the appellant, V G, against the judgment rendered by…

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H.J v P.J (285/2023) [2024] ZASCA 55 (19 April 2024): Supreme Court of Appeal Rules on Appealability of Interlocutory Orders in Divorce Proceedings.

Divorce Proceedings and Request for Further Particulars in H.J v P.J The case of H.J v P.J (285/2023) ZASCA 55 (19 April 2024) revolves around a divorce dispute between the…

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High Court Addresses Pension Fund Benefits and Arrear Maintenance, Forfeiture Not Applied in K.B.P v T.L.P (DIV 155/2014) [2024] ZANWHC 105 (17 April 2024).

Introduction The High Court of North West, Mahikeng, heard an opposed divorce case between Mrs. B.P. (plaintiff) and Mr. L.P. (defendant), who were married in community of property on 11th…

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Deciphering L.E v L.A (1884/2018) [2024] ZAGPJHC 104 (9 February 2024): A Landmark Case on Foreign Marriages and South African Property Law. – 9 February 2024.

Introduction to the Case In a landmark decision that navigates the intersection of matrimonial law and international private law, the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Johannesburg, was presented…

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Navigating Divorce: The Role of Liquidators / Receivers in the Division of Joint Estates. – S.S.M v P.J N.O and Another (15515/2017) [2023] ZAGPPHC 2024 (18 December 2023).

Introduction to the Case and Parties Involved In the matter of S.S.M v P.J N.O and Another (15515/2017) ZAGPPHC 2024 (18 December 2023), the Gauteng Provincial Division of the High…

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Infidelity, Abuse, and Forfeiture: Behind the Gavel – Deciphering the Role of Personal Conduct in Divorce Outcomes in South African Courts. – M.F.B v J.B (5674/2016) [2024] ZALMPPHC 7 (24 January 2024).

Background and Claims In the case presided over by Naude-Odendaal J, the Plaintiff M.F.B filed for divorce against the Defendant J.B on 23 November 2016. The Plaintiff sought a decree…

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Navigating Matrimonial Property Rights: Insights from the LH v ZH Case – LH v ZH (2022) 1 SA 384 (SCA).

OVERVIEW OF THE LH V ZH CASE AND MATRIMONIAL PROPERTY LAW IN SOUTH AFRICA The case of LH v ZH (2022) 1 SA 384 (SCA) presents a pivotal moment in…

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